Hot Pepper 'Ancho Mulato'

Capsicum annuum

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Ancho Mulato
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Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Mild (1 to 1,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Tapered

Fruit Size:

Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Stuffing

Roasting

Drying

Pickling

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Days to Maturity:

Late (more than 80 days)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 28, 2012, DanCarmona from Fort Wayne, IN wrote:

Ancho Mulato
Capsicum: Annuum
Origin: Mexico
PI: 640829
Scoville units: 100-200
Blossom end shape: blunt or pointed
Fruit position and shape: pendant, oblate
Fruit size and color: 5" green > brown
Calyx shape: saucer shaped, toothless
Flower: erect, stellate
Petals/Spots: white/none
Filament color: white
Anther color: blue
Habit: sturdy, tree-like bush
Stem: smooth
Leaves: medium, glabrous
Taste:
Maturity: 80 days
Plant height: 18-24"
Germ. Time: 1 wk > 2 mo.
Uses:
This pepper has a slightly smokier flavor than normal Ancho. Pods grow to around 5 inches long and 2 inches wide and mature from dark green to brown.
History:... read more

Neutral

On Nov 19, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A mild green to dark brown 6 X 2.5 inch Ancho/Poblano Type.

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